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DALI Rubicon 6 Loudspeaker Review

DALI Rubicon 6 Loudspeaker Review

Introduction I first ran across DALI loudspeakers at RMAF 2010, and was so impressed...

Exogal Audio Comet DAC Review

Exogal Audio Comet DAC Review

Introduction You can’t swing a dead cat at an audio show without hitting a...

Aluminous Audio Loudspeaker System Review

Aluminous Audio Loudspeaker System Review

In 2001, Krell introduced the LAT-1, a monitor loudspeaker in an all aluminum enclosure....

Magico S1 Loudspeaker Review

Magico S1 Loudspeaker Review

I always know I’m in trouble when the freight truck pulls up in front...

dCS Vivaldi DAC Review

dCS Vivaldi DAC Review

I think it is fair to say that in the eighteen or so months...

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TIDAL Now Streaming on Sonos Wireless Audio System

December 19, 2014
TIDAL Now Streaming on Sonos Wireless Audio System

TIDAL, the first high fidelity lossless music streaming service with HD music videos and curated editorial, is delighted to announce its integration with Sonos – smart speakers and audio products that let you wirelessly stream all the music on earth to any room in the home. Starting today in the US and Canada with...
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Icon Audio Announces New Flagship Limited Edition MB81 Monoblocks Amplifiers

December 19, 2014
Icon Audio Announces New Flagship Limited Edition MB81 Monoblocks Amplifiers

Has Icon Audio founder David Shaw designed the ultimate triode amplifier? Previewed at September’s National Audio Show and lovingly created to fulfil a personal ambition, these gargantuan amps will be sold in limited numbers as a very special edition. “If I’m completely honest,” says Shaw, “for much of the past year I’ve been building...
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Densen Launches B-130XS Integrated Amplifier

December 19, 2014
Densen Launches B-130XS Integrated Amplifier

In the last years, the Densen B-130 has established it self as a formidable music performer, which has received recognition and awards all over the world. Latest it received the prestigious Diapason D`Or Now Densen upgrades the B-130 significantly, and rename it the B-130 XS. The qualities of the B-130 is intact, but Densen...
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Aries Cerat Incito Preamplifier

December 19, 2014
Aries Cerat Incito Preamplifier

Wojciech Pacula has posted a review of the Aries Cerat Incito preamplifier (€7500) at High Fidelity. His conclusions: “The Incito is a very versatile preamplifier. Every kind of music sounds professional on it. In modifies the sound to a small degree, leaving lots of room for auxiliary components. It is not ultra-transparent, but such...
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Primare NP30 Network Player

December 19, 2014
Primare NP30 Network Player

Michael Lavorgna has posted a review of the Primare NP30 network player ($3750) at AudioStream. His conclusions: “I very much enjoyed my time with the Primare NP30 network player and found it be very natural sounding and very easy to listen to for as long as time allowed. Offering a nice variety of music...
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AURALiC ARIES Wireless Streaming Bridge

December 19, 2014
AURALiC ARIES Wireless Streaming Bridge

Wojciech Pacula has posted a review of the AURALiC ARIES Wireless Streaming Bridge (~€1575) at High Fidelity. His conclusions: ” Without direct comparison to high-end CD drive differences are almost unnoticeable. Simple multi-format drives used in Blu-ray players when playing a CD sound surely worse then Aries playing rip from same CD. There is...
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KBL Sound Red Eye Digital Cable

December 19, 2014
KBL Sound Red Eye Digital Cable

Wojciech Pacula has posted a review of the KBL Sound Red Eye digital cable (~€1000) at High Fidelity. His conclusions: “It always allows for amazingly pleasant contact with music and it never does anything wrong. It will save more then one expensive system that delivers a lot of sounds and but not music. When...
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Valve Audio Devices DAC-12 DSD DAC

December 19, 2014
Valve Audio Devices DAC-12 DSD DAC

Andrew Harrison has posted a review of the Valve Audio Devices DAC-12 DSD DAC (£6995) at Enjoy the Music. His conclusions: “This DAC will not be for everyone. As a digital convertor it is much more of a musical performer than a device for providing a technical rundown on how a recording was put...
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Tri-Art Audio Pebbles TA-1 Turntable

December 19, 2014
Tri-Art Audio Pebbles TA-1 Turntable

Jack Roberts has posted a review of the Tri-Art Audio Pebbles TA-1 turntable ($1250) at Dagogo. His conclusions: “There is something ingenious about the simplicity of this little turntable. The Tri-Art Audio Pebbles TA-1 is simple to set up and it has a simple, musical sound. So, where does the $1,300 Tri-Arts table fall...
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Lumagen Announces Radience 2020 Video Processor

December 18, 2014
Lumagen Announces Radience 2020 Video Processor

Lumagen®, Inc., a specialist in the design and manufacture of products for the home and corporate theater markets, today announced the addition of the Radiance™ 2020 to it’s video processor family. Supporting all the features of the Radiance Mini adding 2 more inputs, an additional output, expanded CMS and including Darbee DVP™ processing. The...
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Rogue Audio Unveils RP-5 Preamplifier with MM/MC Phono Stage

December 18, 2014
Rogue Audio Unveils RP-5 Preamplifier with MM/MC Phono Stage

The 2015 Consumer Electronics Show is just around the corner (Jan 6th-9th) and we have a particularly exciting new product launch this year! At this years CES we will be showcasing the all new RP-5 Preamplifier. Pure tube, yet extraordinarily high tech, the RP-5 is our first preamp based on the groundbreaking RP-X platform....
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Linn Joins the TIDAL Revolution

December 18, 2014
Linn Joins the TIDAL Revolution

We are extremely excited to announce the seamless integration of TIDAL’s new lossless music streaming service into all Linn DS players. With TIDAL you can now stream over 25 million tracks at CD-quality, making it the ultimate online library for fans of high quality music. Experience this high fidelity streaming service with a complimentary...
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Marantz Releases Flagship AV8802 A/V Processor

December 18, 2014
Marantz Releases Flagship AV8802 A/V Processor

Marantz, a world leader in advanced audio technologies, just announced their AV8802 flagship A/V preamplifier which combines exclusive Marantz sound innovations with the latest video technologies and connectivity options. Most remarkably, the AV8802 features a complex build-quality with a toroidal transformer, a three piece top cover layout, all packed in a heavy copper plated...
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Kondo Kagura Power Amplifier

December 18, 2014
Kondo Kagura Power Amplifier

Marek Dyba has posted a review of the KondoKagura power amplifier (€160,000) at High Fidelity. His conclusions: “It seems that when it comes to Audio Note Japan, Kondo-san found worthy successors who carry Kondo’s legend on. They give a very rare opportunity to a very few (let’s be honest – rich one) lucky people...
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Trenner&Friedl Isis Loudspeaker

December 18, 2014
Trenner&Friedl Isis Loudspeaker

Wojciech Pacula has posted a review of the Trenner&Friedl Isis loudspeakers (~€24,000) at High Fidelity. His conclusions: “This is one of the best speakers that I have heard at home. In terms of tonal quality and presentation they are reminiscent of the Hansen Audio Prince v2, which are still in my mind despite the...
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Kubala-Sosna XPander Power Distributor

December 18, 2014
Kubala-Sosna XPander Power Distributor

Jim Merod has posted a review of the Kubala-Sosna XPander power distributor ($4800) at Positive Feedback. His conclusions: “It, therefore, receives my “PFO Product of the Year” for 2014—symbolic of the BluePort Audio Transcendence award inaugurated here… conferred on Kubala-Sosna for the you must hear it to believe it transformative sonic achievement of their...
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Kronos Audio Sparta Turntable

December 18, 2014
Kronos Audio Sparta Turntable

Marshall Nack has posted a review of the Kronos Audio Sparta turntable ($21,500) at Positive Feedback. His conclusions: “Control and focus run deep, allowing unprecedented resolution. But it is also maximally musical. You can have it all with the Sparta: the must-have Audio Check List items as well as equally strong performance on the...
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Zu Audio Druid V Loudspeaker

December 18, 2014
Zu Audio Druid V Loudspeaker

Danny Kaey has posted a review of the Zu Audio Druid V loudspeakers ($5400/pair) at Positive Feedback. His conclusions: “The Druid and submission combo are special. You get full range sound that doesn’t drain your bank account and leaves plenty for other stuff. 60 day money back guarantee all inclusive. You don’t like the...
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Acoustic Revive Cables and Accessories

December 18, 2014
Acoustic Revive Cables and Accessories

Jeff Day has posted a review of a variety of Acoustic Revive cables and accessories at Positive Feedback. His conclusions: “Once again I’ve got carried away writing about Acoustic Revive products here in The Eleventh House, and as always they seem to captivate my interest with their fascinating design principles, superb quality, and downright...
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PrimaLuna DiaLogue Premium HP Integrated Amplifier

December 17, 2014
PrimaLuna DiaLogue Premium HP Integrated Amplifier

Robert Deutsch has posted a review of the PrimaLuna DiaLogue Premium HP integrated amplifier ($4199) at Stereophile. His conclusions: “Built to a high standard, with some very useful features—including Adaptive AutoBias, Bad Tube indicator, on-the-fly switching between triode and ultralinear modes from the remote control, and headphone output—PrimaLuna’s DiaLogue Premium HP is an integrated...
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